private gold

noun

Definition of private gold

: gold coins and stamped ingots issued in the U.S. in the 19th century before the Civil War by private authority (as by the Mormons or any of various mining companies)

called also pioneer gold, territorial gold

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“Private gold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/private%20gold. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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